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Oct 30, 2012 6:30pm EDT
was a president doing what he is supposed to do and he attacking the office. >> so is it back to the economy as we go to the end of the week? >> well, that's right. i was told in tampa that will be the deciding factor and that's what romnthink will elect him. >> there's some talk. could they move election day because of what happened on the east coast? >> let me clarify this since 1845 the election date is the first tuesday in november. after the harvest and before winter. there has to be a federal law and they would have to come back and change the election date. what can happen is that the counties can extend voting hours and start earlier or close later and make adjustments like that but tuesday november 6 is election day and about a third of the people would have voted before election day any way. >> there's nothing to do with the weather but this could affect the outcome of the election. what swing states have automatic recounts? >> florida and colorado if it's the range of .05 which is less than one percent then they have to have a recount and in ohio the whole election seems to be centered
Oct 31, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. >> is the economy the biggest concern of these young voters? >> yeah, it still is. the top concern is jobs for the young people and the economy. but when we dig in it's really finding a job, especially those who aren't going on to college, making sure they can find jobs. even those who do go to college they are graduating on average with $25,000 worts of debt and then struggling to find a job on top of that. the economic situation for these young people is real. and it certainly they are look most closely at when deciding who should be the next president. >> what are the challenges to get the young voters out to the poll. >> first is the process itself. young people are starting to pay attention. can't tell you how many calls we were getting in our office saying i'm preparing to go vote. i'm going early on election day, where do i register. in most states i have to tell those voters it's just too late. we are really pushing same day voter registration states and election registration and making sure people get registered and cast a ballot. second thing is just intimidation of doing somethi
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
of the country, are voting on the economy this year and it's their perception of which candidate has the best plan for the economy. this is driving the jewish vote it this year. >> and what do you make of president obama not putting religion at the forefront like so many presidents have in the past? we rarely see pictures of him going to church like we have in the past and previous administrations dating back to bill clinton and beyond? >> it's interesting if you take, you know, church attendance as a proxy. ronald reagan didn't go to church that much either; what we see is, i think, it's fair to say that we heard more about religion from candidate obama than from president obama. we tend to hear from president obama at official occasions, official pronouncements. those sorts of things. we hear it every now and then when he refers to, you know, my brother's, i want to be -- we should be our brothers and sister's keepers, we need to appeal to the golden rule. that sort of thing. it's right to say that neither candidate is to bring us to the forefront and seeing it as something of a liability i
Oct 29, 2012 6:30pm EDT
allen supports... would cost our economy. newspapers called it "economically destructive." like allen's votes to give tax breaks to companies... that ship jobs overseas, his economic plan would... help big corporations, devastating the middle class. allen even voted against tax breaks for small businesses. virginia can't afford to go back to george allen. the democratic senatorial campaign committee... is responsible for the content of this advertising. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the future generations. and republicans and democrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not care less if it's a republican or a democrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >>> welcome back to the continuing coverage hurricane sandy. some breaking news maryland health is saying that one person died somewhere in montgomery county. we're
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